First laser ultrasound images of humans produced

First laser ultrasound images of humans produced

These images, comparable to conventional ultrasound, were produced using remote lasers focused on a volunteer from half a metre away.

MIT scientists have developed a new ultrasound technique that does not require contact with the body to see inside a patient, an advance that may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places. … [+2699 chars]

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